Call for papers - now open

The theme is for Chemeca 2018 is Chemical Engineering in Australasia which will explore the emerging opportunities and challenges for the chemical engineering profession and process industries throughout the region. Call for papers is open and you can help shape the programme by contributing work under the following themes:

  • Engineering sciences and fundamentals
  • Material and mineral sciences and engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Catalysis
  • Particle technology
  • Separations
  • Food, pharmaceutical and bioengineering
  • Water and waste treatment
  • Science and engineering of wine
  • Education
  • Process design and control
  • Process safety
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Energy and fuels
  • Industrial best practices and innovation

Submit your abstract online for consideration by 14 February 2018 to be an integral part of the programme. See below for call for papers guidelines and key dates.

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Call for papers guidelines and key dates

Abstract submission guidelines

Please ensure that your abstract is submitted online through the submission portal by Wednesday 14 February 2018 and that your abstract complies with the following criteria:

  • Overall abstract word count, excluding the scientific title, authors and affiliations must not exceed 250 words  
  • Abbreviations - full text on first mention followed by abbreviation of first parenthesis  
  • Enter your abstract in the call for papers portal
  • Select one theme that best relates to your abstract  
  • Select your presentation preference (oral or poster). Poster presenters may be given the opportunity to summarise their paper orally in an appropriate session
  • Key words are to be included at the conclusion of your abstract  
  • Ensure all authors and affiliations are included  
  • Submit a short 100x word biography for the presenting author (this is separate to the abstract word count)  
  • Upon successful submission of your abstract, the submitter will receive email confirmation containing a unique paper number relating to the abstract. Keep record of this number as this will be required during the whole call for papers process
  • You will be able to edit your abstract until the call for papers closes on Wednesday 14 February 2018  
  • Accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a full paper containing the same abstract
  • The red symbol (exclamation point)  indicates you will be able to edit your abstract until Wednesday 14 February 2018
  • If you would like to withdraw your abstract after you submit please contact the Chemeca 2018 conference organisers by email:

NOTE: Successful abstracts will be published via the online programme, therefore please pay close to attention to the spelling of your abstract.

Call for papers key dates

(all key dates are subject to change)

  • Call for abstract closes: Wednesday 14 February 2018 - add to calendar
  • Notification of abstract acceptance (oral or poster presentation)/ not suitable, authors to prepare full papers: Week commencing Monday 30 April 2018 - add to calendar
  • Full paper submission deadline: Friday 1 June 2018 - add to calendar
  • Full paper review sent to authors to prepare final full paper: Wednesday 20 June 2018 - add to calendar
  • Final full paper submission deadline for reviewed and un-reviewed papers: Friday 29 June 2018 - add to calendar
  • Technical programme published and presenters notified of session allocation: Monday 16 July 2018 - add to calendar
  • Early bird registration closes: Monday 30 July 2018 - add to calendar